Contact Lenses – A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References


Book Description
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to contact lenses. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources. The book is designed for physicians, medical students preparing for Board examinations, medical researchers, and patients who want to become familiar with research dedicated to contact lenses. If your time is valuable, this book is for you. First, you will not waste time searching the Internet while missing a lot of relevant information. Second, the book also saves you time indexing and defining entries. Finally, you will not waste time and money printing hundreds of web pages.
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Ocular Neuroprotection

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Many retinal and optic nerve disorders have no effective therapy, or are treated incompletely and with considerable side effects. Recent advances have suggested the significant benefits associated with neuroprotection-that is, when treatment strategies are directed to photoreceptors, retinal ganglion cells, or other neural targets. Enter Ocular Neuroprotection, the only handbook of research methods in neuroprotection of ocular disease covering both laboratory and clinical levels, to aid researchers studying the prevention of neuronal death from these and other hard-to-treat ophthalmic disorders.

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Atlas of Neuro-ophthalmology


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This is a completely revised and updated version of Dr. Spoor’s original Atlas of Optic Nerve Disorders (1992). Long recognized as a leading authority on the optic nerve, Tom Spoor distills years of experience into this superbly illustrated atlas. He addresses all aspects of the optic nerve and its disorders-such as optic atrophy, neuropathy, and nerve tumors-making this an essential book for practitioners and students alike. Its superb illustrations make Atlas of Neuro-ophthalmology the perfect study guide for those taking board examinations. The reader can review a wide variety of neuro-ophthalmic disorders that may not present on a daily or monthly basis.
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The Eye Care Sourcebook



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The most comprehensive, patient-friendly guide to eye care available

The Eye Care Sourcebook offers you the best approach for obtaining quality eye care. It provides an overview of LASIK and other forms of vision correction, as well as in-depth descriptions of most major eye problems, including poor vision among elderly people, macular degeneration, cataracts, itchy and burning eyes, and more.

From the Inside Flap
The eye serves as a window to the body. And with The Eye Care Sourcebook, Dr. Jay B. Lavine, noted authority in ophthalmology and nutrition, shows you how to ensure the optimal health of this vital organ.

Embracing the philosophy that prevention is the highest form of healing and that surgery should always be considered the last resort, Dr. Lavine discusses nutritional and lifestyle changes that can bring you better eye health.

The author exposes what he calls “today’s entrepreneurial medical practices” and gives you the tools to determine whether or not risky, invasive surgeries are in your best interests.

In The Eye Care Sourcebook, you will find the latest information on:

• LASIK and other refractive surgeries–What are the real risks? Do you really need it?
• Cataract–Are there steps you can take to prevent the condition? How can you avoid unnecessary surgery?
• Glaucoma–Can a new herbal extract actually help preserve vision? What role does diet and lifestyle play in the worsening of this condition?
• Diabetes–How can you best avoid laser treatments? Are there foods and nutrients that can halt the vision decline associated with this disease?
• Macular degeneration–What foods and herbs can help prevent it?
• Vision and aging–What are the most common causes of poor vision as you age and are there actually some nutritional approaches that can produce unwanted side effects in this population?
• Itching and burning eyes–What natural, effective treatments can bring relief?
• Vision in infants–How can you detect early warning signs and thus optimize a child’s future vision?
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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy (DEVELOPMENTS IN OPHTHALMOLOGY)
everything about diabetic retinopathy
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LASIK (Laser in Situ Keratomileusis): Fundamentals, Surgical Techniques, and Complications

LASIK (Laser in Situ Keratomileusis): Fundamentals, Surgical Techniques, and Complications
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LASIK is a timely and authoritative source for refractive, corneal, and cataract surgeons; ophthalmologists; optometrists; ophthalmic surgeons; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical students in these disciplines. This guide emphasizes the latest tools and step-by-step procedures to increase the safety, predictability, and long-term stability of LASIK procedures.

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